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David Winton Adams

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Portrait of Sub Lieutenant David Winton Adams, Auckland Weekly News, 15 April 1942. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19420415-25-3. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Sub Lieutenant David Winton Adams, Auckland Weekly News, 15 April 1942. Auckland Librari …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David Winton AWMM
  • Surname
    Adams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 868 AWMM
    • WWII FX84603 AWMM
    • WWII NZD868 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 January 1922 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • David Adams was the son of David Noble and Magdalene Elizabeth Adams (nee Schroder) of Carterton, Wairarapa.

    Served on the HMS Daedalus. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    9 March 1942 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    SolentEngland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport Naval Base, HMNZS Philomel, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Allison, D. (2009). Flying Navy: The story of New Zealanders who flew in the Fleet Air Arm in World War I and World War II and the Roll of Honour of those who died in action and on active service. Auckland, N.Z.: Fleet Air Arm Museum of New Zealand. AWMM
      Allison, D. (2009). p. 88 AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM
    • Record Book of Naval Personnel - c.1920-1945 - Lists Navy number, alphabetical list of names of ratings trained in England, numerical lists of officers. Archives New Zealand, R21346617, AAYT 8495 N12 AWMM

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